Because we value your requests, today we put the lights on -Exodus, the soundtrack by Ernest Gold.
Exodus is an American epic historical drama movie, released in 1960, with the theme regarding the founding of the State of Israel.
The movie was produced and directed by Otto Preminger and it is based on the novel Exodus by Leon Uris, a screenplay written by Dalton Trumbo.
Ernest Gold is the producer of the movie’s soundtrack – Exodus.
He lived between 1921 and 1999 and he was an Australian composer, worldwide known for his work on this movie.
The free Exodus piano sheet music was composed by Ernest Gold and directed by Otto Preminger and it was released in 1961, as part of the artist’s Soundtrack Album.
The music score won the Academy Award for Best Original Score at the 1960 Oscars, Ernest Gold won Best Soundtrack Album and Song of the Year at the 1961 Grammy Awards for the soundtrack and theme to Exodus.
The free Exodus piano sheets are the only instrumental song to ever receive that award to date.
The interesting fact about Exodus is that the first notes of the dramatic theme are identical to the opening theme of a somewhat obscure orchestral piece by Quincy Porter - New England Episodes.
Because of its popularity and awesomeness, Exodus has been covered by many famous artists over the years.
Notable versions of Exodus can be the ones by Eddie Harris, Edith Piaf, The Eagles, The Duprees, Peter Nero and Anthony Burger.
The most famous version of Exodus is the instrumental one by Ferrate and Teicher, which reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and it became a gold record.
The score is made out of 2 parts.
Side one includes 7 songs - Theme of Exodus, Summer in Cyprus, Escape, Ari, Karen, Valley of Jezreel, and Fight For Survival.
Side two includes 6 songs - In Jerusalem, The Brothers, Conspiracy, Prison Break, Dawn and Fight for Peace.